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to the middle east. secretary of state john kerry is headed to saudi arabia after leaving egypt. his first visit to the country since the ousting of former president mohamed morsi back in july. the secretary making the unannounced trip on the first leg of a 9-day tour through the middle east and north africa. connor powell streaming live from kabul, afghanistan with more. connor? >> secretary of state john kerry arrived in cairo today during what he described as turbulent times. the relationship between egypt and the united states in recent months has been needless to say rocky since the military coup. but kerry insisted the united states is a friend and partner to the egyptian government and to the people. this was kerry's first trip to egypt since the military coup over threw the democratically elected government in july. since then the military-backed government has killed hundreds of supporters of the former president mohamed morsi and arrested thousands more, mainly from the muslim brotherhood party. the white house will actually -- has cut a large part of the u.s. aid to egypt both financi
>>> the country's top diplomat is on a foreign policy triage mission. secretary of state john kerry is busy mending fences with middle eastern allies unhappy with what president obama is doing and not doing. chief washington correspondent james rosen takes a look. >> reporter: it was the largest anti-american demonstration in iran in years. and it occurred 34 years to the day after iranian militants at the same location seized the u.s. embassy in tehran and took scores of americans hostage. to many in iran, the u.s. remains the great satan, even as the core complaints are updated. >> they wiretap their allies. how can they compromise with their archenemy. >> reporter: in secretary of state john kerry confronted the perception among america's arab allies that president obama is to eager to cut a deal with iran on its nuclear program. >> nothing that we are doing with respect to this negotiation will alter or upset or get in the way of the relationship between the united states and saudi arabia and the relationship in this region. >> reporter: saudi foreign minister denies iran's relationship
in washington. thank you. eric? >> jamie, to the middle east now where secretary of state john kerry is in egypt, trying to mend fences after that country's foreign minister called relations with the u.s. in turmoil. it's mr. kerry's first visit to the nation since the ousting of mohamed morsi in july. he goes on trial tomorrow. during a meeting with the country's foreign minister, secretary kerry called for an end to the recent wave of violence and emphasized the importance of a stable and democratic egypt. >> to a quarter of the arab world, egypt plays a crucial world in the political, the cultural, and the economic leadership of the middle east. so let's be clear. what happens here is profoundly important to the region and it is in the interest of the united states. >> but egypt has been one nation with strained relations with our country, from the reporting nsa spying on world leaders that has outraged them, to unhappiness with our policy over egypt. it seems a growing list of nations angry at america. what happened? >> john bolton is a fox news contributor, former u.s. ambassador to the nat
stevens, killed in the september 11th attack on our consulate there last year. >>> secretary of state john kerry arriving in saudi arabia this afternoon. the second stop in his nine-day tour of the middle east and north africa. earlier today, secretary kerry was in egypt. his first trip to that country since the ousting of president mohamed morsi following a violent uprising back in july. during a meeting with egypt's foreign minister, kerry reaffirmed america's commitment to the region, and urged egypt to carve out a path toward peace and democracy. >>> the united states is facing a massive $8 trillion infrastructure investment bill covering our transportation, energy, and water costs over the course of the next two decades. and according to a new report, we're courting chinese investors to pick up the tab. but with so many of our nation's cities struggling under debt is this a smart financial news? all right, so the chinese could bail us out. is it good for them? is it good for us? >> well, we're in big trouble. i mean our roads are crumbling. bridges are falling, our infrastructure hasn
as much as possible as the investigation continues. >>> john kerry is in saudi arabia at this hour and it's the second stop for the 10-day trip for him. and earlier today secretary kerry met with egyptian officials in cairo. that's the highest level american visit to egypt since the removal of mohamed morsi. since then, the u.s. has sent hundreds of millions in aid. >> the u.s./egypt relationship should not be defined by assistance, and there are much bigger issues that matter to us and concern us and define the relationship. >> conner powell now has more. >> reporter: secretary of state john cakerry arrived in cairo a described the turbulent times. and kerry insisted today that the united states is both a friend and partner to egypt. this was kerry's first trip to egypt since the military over through the democratic elected leader. morsi will stand trial beginning tomorrow. and the white house has cut a large part of the u.s. military and financial aid to egypt because of undemocratic reforms, and some of the secular groups that backed the military coup six months ago turned on the gover
diplomatic ties where i wonder how that impacts that conversation like we're having right now. john kerry in saudi arabia, the timing of that interesting ahead of the big talks in geneva but also you have the prime minister of iraq visiting president obama last week. these are the neighboring countries. how about our relationships with those countries? how are those impacting our ability to negotiate with iran if at all? >> sometimes it's a controversial partner of the united states over the years. it's a major player in that part of the world, one of the most powerful countries, important to our presence in that part of the world and what happens in that part of the world. they're very unhappy with us at the moment. they're unhappy about syria which we didn't even mention because of what's going on there and the bloodshed that's going on there, 100,000 people killed and they're also concerned about these negotiations with iran and that we'll go soft on iran. there's nobody more concerned perhaps other than israel than about the iranian nuclear program than the saudis right across the gul
at a local hospital there. officials are saying he killed one tsa agent and wounded several others. john kerry says that the nsa spying on u.s. allies went too far. kerry telling an open government conference in london this week that some activities have been happening on what he calls automatic pilot without obama administration officials knowing about it. >>> scott carpenter is being remembered by family and friends at a funeral service in colorado. he died last month at the age of 88 from complications following a stroke. he was the second american to orbit the earth following john glenn's historic ride who will speak at the funeral. >>> time to fall back everybody. at 2:00 a.m., it's officially daylight saving time and end to that. set your clocks back one hour and enjoy that extra hour of sleep. that's a quick look at some of the stories making news right now. >>> well, one of the world's most wanted terrorists now dead, killed in a u.s. drone strike in pakistan. taliban leader. hakimullah mehsud. his death represents one of the highest level counterterrorism victories since the dea
are creating a new pact calling themselves the quote, obamacare losers. >> and john kerry wrapped up his visit to egypt. they said their relations with the u.s. were in turmoil. was his visit enough to ease some of the
. secretary of state john kerry made a stop in saudi arabia to meet with leaders including king abdullah. egypt's military takeover, iran's nuclear program and so much more. >>> india is set to launch a spacecraft to mars. it's going to happen tomorrow. there they are getting ready for it over there. if successful, india would become just the fourth country or group of countries to reach the red planet after the united states, russia and europe. >>> and the pentagon is handing over the plan of a sophisticated navy destroyer to captain kirk. his nickname is captain a. kirk. the navy spokesman says the real captain kirk is looking for a chief engineer named scottie. >>> did you hear, did you catch that solar eclipse over the weekend? it was kind of a weird thing, daytime sort of thing. scientists say this one is rare, the kind of eclipse that comes only once in a decade. we'll explain why in just a moment. 4/7, but there are no branches? 24/7. i'm sorry, i'm just really reluctant to try new things. really? what's wrong with trying new things? look! mommy's new vacuum! (cat screech) you fee
? we get mad we send john kerry over with annoying plate of cheese. >> i'm american. martha: so over time. getting big trouble in the control room. jemu, michael. thank you for your time. gregg: plate of cheese. let's go over to jon scott standing by for "happening now." hey, jon. >> no choose on our show today, gregg. gregg: all right. >> obamacare rollout troubles continue unabated, word now six people, six were able to sign up on day one of the affordable health care exchanges. we're getting new info how badly the rollout was botched. we have analysis and news coming up. plus our first obamacare town hall on "happening now." what questions do you have? some of them on tap, how much will it cost to fix the websites? could this end up resulting in a single-payer system? do new policies really mean better coverage? tweet your questions at happening now. we'll be up in 10 minutes. gregg: looking forward that to, jon. thank you very much. do you recognize the star behind the costume? who ditched glamorous look for a geriatric get-up? we'll tell you made gregg: toronto's mayor in some l
, john kerry, demanding answers. not only does he want to know why those warnings were ignored, the other is why are the suspect s not out with -- >> what did you get out of the 60 minutes feature last night? >> the fact that the people on the ground for the first time have come forward to tell their story about what happened and what they saw when they got to benghazi before 9-11 were the black flags of al-qaeda flying. they saw the red cross embassy attacked, the british ambassador, assassination attempt on him, and then the third thing that they put this on the internet was to take out our consulate in benghazi. this was all foreseeable and warnings were made to state department in washington and a cry for help was made by the ambassador, those cries for help were not responded to. >> the crazy thing as you pointed out, and you pointed it out in your letter, if you really want to get the guys that killed our guys, we know they're al-qaeda. that's our chief enemy out of all the islamic extremists, they did it. you say there is no reward next to their name and not on the most wanted list
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